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Mardi Gras in Breckenridge

People waving on Mardi Gras float in Breckenridge ColoradoMardi Gras is coming to Breckenridge this Tuesday, February 21st. Mardi Gras is a longtime Breckenridge tradition complete with a banquet, parade and plenty of parties, Cajun food and good times! Breckenridge is known for its crazy parties like Ullr Fest and Kingdom Days. Mardi Gras is one more example of how Breckenridge loves to let its hair down.

Come this Tuesday to the Main Street Procession and cheer on the floats and revelers that will be making their way down Breckenridge’s Main Street starting at 4:30 p.m. This Saturday come to the Bacchus Ball, Dress in a tux or come in casual, eat an authentic Cajun Buffet and dance the night away to the sounds of Hazel Miller!

Bacchus Ball: Saturday February 18, 2012
Info: The evening will feature dancing, drinks, great Nawlins style cuisine and the crowning of the Rex and Queen. Music by Hazel Miller!
Where: Beaver Run Resort –  Breckenridge Ballroom
When: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Attire: Summit County Formal a.k.a. anything goes! Guests can wear a Mardi Gras costume, formal ball gown or a favorite mask and pair of blue jeans.
Cost: $55 per person or $100 per couple. Cost includes a New Orleans style buffet dinner and a cash bar available. Beads, boas and masks for sale at the event.
To Buy Tickets:  Buy them in person at the Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S. Main St. or visit to buy tickets or call 970.453.5055. Guests will need to give a credit card number over the phone.
This is a 21 and older event and is produced by the Breckenridge Resort Chamber.
Mardi Gras Procession on Main Street and Fat Tuesday Celebration: Tuesday February 21, 2011
Info: The procession will start on North Main Street and Watson Avenue and head south to Park Avenue.
When: 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

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